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Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:30am EST
disclosed by the former nsa contractor, edward snowden. for months now through published snowden's revelations, we have seen how far into the pockets and computers of ordinary americans u.s. intelligence agencies are able to reach. many of the methods came with the undisclosed assistce of major tech companies. >> companies like google, facebook, apple, microsoft, they provide the nsa direct access to the back ends of all of the systems you used to store data, to put things in the cloud, and even second birthday wishes. and they give nsa direct access that they don't need to oversee. >> these businesses are long complied with legal obligations to hand over certain information about suspicious customers. but revelations of data gathering without the company's knowledge has lead these tech ts to rethink their obligations. microsoft's general council spoke this week on the official company blog, many of our customers have serious concerns about government surveillance of the internet. we share their concerns, that's why we are taking legal steps to ensure governments use process rather
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
companies joining forces to battle the nsa. >>> president obama is on his way to south africa. he is heading the u.s. delegation honoring nelson mandela. the president leaving on air force one just a few hours ago. former president george w. bush and his wife laura are also on board joining first lady michelle obama and the president. president's clinton and carter will attend the service scheduled for tuesday in south africa. george r. h.w bush is the only former president that will not be there. >>> alan is near johannesburg. he has more on how the people of south africa are remembering nelson mandela. and he's a father figure being honored in cities large and small 1234 absolutely, del, and people here and in nelson mandela square in the rain at 7:00 in south africa, a soggy evening, but it doesn't seem to offend the crowds much. they have been coming here constantly to the many tribute centers set up around the country for nelson mandela. now this is a very ritzy mall. this is really the heart of high-end retail in the city of johannesburg, and it is in one of the richest distric
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
are made. >>> spy gaming. the nsa searching for real evil doers in the world of fantasy, titans of attack, are send their news to washington. >>> bitcoin america. what is this new kind of currency? we have everything you need to know. >>> and remember nelson mandela. president obama, the first lady and from people from around the world, arrivings in south africa. -- arriving in south africa. >>> it is 6:00 a.m. in johannesburg and already, the crowds are forming for the official state memorial service for nelson mandela. it's not scheduled to start for about five more hours. it was a rainy night and some umbrellas this morning, more rain. 94,000, in the stadium, but authorities are expecting a lot more. about four other stadiums have been secured that totally that would fill about 125,000 more people if that overflow is needed. of course security is tight with all of the dignitaries arriving throughout the day. we are monitoring this event. we are going to have a live report on the latest developments on the scene in just a little while. >>> the state will be in attendance accordin
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am EST
. >> tomorrow the labor department releases the labor numbers. >> the hits keep coming for the nsa. the agency tracks up to 5 billion cell phones a day. they use the data to map people's location to follow their movement around the globe. the newspaper says the information came from documents provided by former nsa contractor edward snowden. the cell phones wer being trackd are outside of the united states. >> the fast food workers are striking across the country they are pushing to make it easier to unionize. many pr protestors are asking fr 15 there an hour. that is twice as much as many owner in the u.s. it comes after president obama says raising the minimum wage will not hurt jobs. last month a seattle suburb increased their wage to $15 an hour and that is by far the high over the in thhigh -- highest i. it's 2:00 and her five-hour shifted at kfc is over. she is off to pick up her joiningest sojoining -- youngesm daycare to head home. with no time to take off her uniform she heads to the kitchen to make a snack and help her older children with their homework. >> they look to m
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
, he was staggered by the information from the former nsa contractor, he denied the paper had damaged security, and insisted that there wasn't an editor on the planet who would have handled that information. >> i think it is important context. in the washington post, controversial identical decisions so this is not a rogue newspaper. it is serious newspaper whose have had long experiences with national security. >> after making comments apparently comparing yo yachts to nazis. the veteran star has been talking about racism and holding back the united states. and reported him to the authorities. he is now himself being investigated for inciting racial hatred. a huge pile up on a motor way in western belgium. one person was killed in the crash, and another 54 were injuries. we have known for a long time that men and women were just blaine different, but now scientists from the u.s. and u.k. say they know why, because our brains are wired differently. these neurowires are a road map, changing how we process information and then react to it. women's brains have more connection between the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 12:00am EST
that the nsa is playing along with him too, u.s. and british spice have been taking on world of war craft, it is not clear what if any has been compromised. the parent companies o of u.s. airways and american airlines, have become one. >>> all of us in the east have noticed a big chill in this part of the country. now led to gridlock on the highways and tarmac throughout the country. the flight tracking website flightaware.com estimates that officials cancelled more than 2,000 flights and delayed more than 6,000 flights sin sunday afternoon. this -- since sunday afternoon. also caused major problems on the roadways. most serious was a 50 car pileup on the pennsylvania turnpike just outside of philadelphia. al jazeera meteorologist dave warren is tracking the conditions. dave. >> this weather pattern will give us another round of winter weather, already seeing that around north dakota. this area of pink surrounded by winter weather advisory. the wind is starting to pick up, you see maybe a little light snow coming down. dangerous situation there. wind chills well below zero. 30 below
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:30am EST
major technology companies joining forces to battle the nsa. >>> president obama is on his way to south afr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
, newark, new jersey. >> for a while now the world has been eyeing the nsa, twitter, facebook, google, microsoft just to name a few. in an open letter posted online it calls for tighter security on collection of personal data, it also promotes individual privacy. the latest group of, reportedly spied on gamers to counterterrorism. >> the nsa document shows the concern that the nsa has that terrorists could communicate, transfer funds, via this these types of games. this one is second life frequent and here you can build a character you can communicate with others, chat, you can guy things online, you can can buy land, you can buy using what's called lyndon dollars and those can be converted to regular u.s. dollars. another popular game is called world of war craft. some 7 million paid subscribers per month use this game. in this game you have some characters, you go around and fight against monsters and these are games where people can make friends online very easily, communicate very easily. i spoke with justin elliot from pro-publica, one of the agencies that broke these stories, an
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
world last been eyeing the nsa and tech jientsdz are fighting -- giants are fighting back against government snooping, twitter, facebook and microsoft, google just to name a few. collection of personal data it also promotes individual privacy. we should tell you the latest group at the center of government spying is the online community of gamers, documents leaked by nsa whistle blower edward snowden show british and u.s. intelligence reportedly spied on gamers to counter-terrorism. >> tony, the concern that the agency had that terrorists could communicate, transfer funds or plan attacks via these types of games. and we are talking about very popular ones out there. this is second life. let me show you, let's see if we can get a full screen of this one. you can basically set up after avatars, i went into this one, which is some sort of medieval place. and then you can walk around, you can look at other characteristics that may be in the same world as you are. you can also buy things using their currency which is the lyndon dollar. and then that currency can be convertto u.s. dolla
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
nsa collects nearly 5 billion records every single day on cell phones around the world. the rother is based on documents. the latest on global reactions. it seems like americans have become numb to the news. there seems to be much more public outrage. in europe, south america, than there has been in the u.s. there has been a hand full of small protests if you look at the polls and that's how you gauge opinion, the very majority say they are concerned about the government spying program. 35% of americans say they are very concerned about their privacy rights being violated so that's not even a major by. so any sort of response has become mooted. it is doing their own review after that came to light. they should hear the recommendations that's probably the only path that has any chance of taking on any of this international esspeak i don't knownage. neater of those will completely clear. >> and pope proseason has formed a pan them of experts to help the catholic church address the issue of sexual abuse by a bries. the committee will make suggestions on how best to put abuse. in colla
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
the nsa. the agency tracked up to 5 billion cell phone as day. only used used the day to to map locations and follow their movement around the globe. the newspaper says the information came from document provided by former nsa contractor. the report says the cell phones are outside the united states. the united nations has authorized a peace keeping force for the central african republic, the security council voted took place hours after a gun fight in the streets of the capitol left dozens of people dead. al jazeera diplomatic editor has more from the united nations. >> the u.n. security council voted unanimously for this resolution, in many ways it was compromised in the end, they decided to come up with 3,500 african peace keepers backed up by 1,200 french troops. one of the earlier ideas that has been put before them, was the idea of a peace keeping force. he said he would lead a difficult environment like the car up to 9,000 troops. there is a big difference with what is now being offered which is about half that number. a point i butt to the u. ambassador to the united nat
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:30am EST
news site but full spectrum news, not just covering the nsa . >> had he walked up to you and side i want to hire you with the "washington post." would you have gone to a mainstream organization? >> if he said i want to build the "washington post." it's not that i have a problem with the "washington post." they have great journalist who is have done fantastic investigative reporter. but the process we have a media culture in the united states where we are increasingly adversarial to those in power. pierre was saying i want to transform the "washington post" into this bad ass news organization, sure, i would work for it. >> did he come to you or did you go to him? >> we had been talking about creating our own website, not that we would work exclusively for but put our stories that didn't find a home on more established media outlets. we were talking about how to kick start the campaign. when we talked about how to raise money about this literally this afternoon glen gets an e-mail from a friend of his saying pierre wants to talk to about a project he's working on. he asks glen if he w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> thank you. >>> the hits keep coming for the nsa according to the "washington post" the agency tracks 5 million cell phones a day. the information came from documents by normer nsa contractor, edward snowden. >>> secretary of state john kerry has returned to the middle east, meeting with israeli and palestinian leaders to discuss ongoing peace talks and working on deals to curve iran's nuclear program. nick schifrin joins us with more. hello, nick? >> yeah, hey, stephanie. right now the u.s./israeli relationship is severely strained. today in jerusalem, a chummy secretary of state gave an unambiguous message. >> the bond between the u.s. and israel is unbreakable, and we might have a difference of a tack nick call measure, but we do not have a difference about the fundamental strategies that we both seek. >> reporter: he is used the word israeli security ten times in seven minutes. he was trying to reassure israel after the disagreement over iran's nuclear deal. kerry emphasized that the u.s. and israel share a long-term goal, dismantle iran's nuclear capacity. >> we will consult contin
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